Whether it’s politics, personalities or analysis Phil Matier is one of best informed insiders in the Bay Area.
In addition to his work with KPIX 5, Matier and fellow journalist Andy Ross co-write a news column for the San Francisco Chronicle. Their column, Matier & Ross, runs Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday, offering scoops and insights about one of the most fascinating and trend setting regions in the country. Matier can also be heard on KCBS Radio during morning and afternoon drive time.
“I’ve long said the Bay Area was put here to give the rest of the country something to talk about,” says Matier. “And we don’t let them down.”
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Cities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.
Officials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.
A state commission isn’t thrilled about the lack of information it’s getting from Google about the mysterious high-tech barge the company is constructing at Treasure Island.
It was a whirlwind day for President Barack Obama as he made three stops in San Francisco on Monday. Things always seem to be lively when he comes here, as this trip marked the ninth time the president visited the Bay Area in the past two and a half years.
There were nasty words from the unions after Thursday’s board vote and suffice to say there were big problems with BART’s system-wide failure Friday morning.
Attorneys for BART and its unions were meeting on Monday, trying to put a dollar amount on a family medical leave clause that the agency claims was inadvertently included in the final contract.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — New FBI data reveals that more than half of the murders in the Bay Area in recent years remain unsolved. Most of those unsolved murders are clustered around areas such as [...]
A conservative coalition is seeking to overturn a recently passed law that gives transgendered students certain rights in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law, that lets transgender students use either the boys or girls restroom and lets them play on whichever sports team they feel most comfortable on, in September.
San Francisco’s Sheriff’s department, which manages security at SF General Hospital, has come under fire for its inadequate response to the Lynn Spalding case. Questions arise as to who should be in charge of security.
State capitol watchers think the allegations of bribery and corruption against State Senator Ron Calderon could be problematic for other Democrats in the Legislature in next year’s elections.